**Henri Krop (1954) is associate professor in the History of Philosophy at Erasmus School of Philosophy. **
Dr. Krop studied Philosophy and Theology at Leiden University and the University of Amsterdam; he obtained his PhD at Leiden University in 1987 with a thesis on Duns Scotus. He has published extensively on the history of philosophy, concentrating on the history of Dutch academic philosophy.
He served as chief editor of the journal *Geschiedenis van de wijsbegeerte in Nederland (1989-2003)* and as co-editor of *De draagbare Spinoza* (Bert Bakker, 2008 3rd ed.), *Franco Burgersdijk (1590-1636)* (Rodopi, 1993), *Deventer denkers* (Verloren, 1993), *Zeer kundige professoren* (Verloren, 1997), and *The Dictionary of Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Dutch Philosophers*, two volumes. (Thoemmes, 2003).
In 2004, he contributed a major article on eighteenth-century Dutch philosophy to *Ueberwegs Grundriss der Geschichte der Philosophie. Die Philosophie im 18. Jahrhundert* (Schwabe & Co, 2004). In 2006 his acclaimed Dutch-Latin translation and edition of Spinoza’s *Ethica* (Prometheus, 2002) enjoyed its third edition.
His most recent monograph [*Spinoza. Een paradoxale icoon van Nederland*][Spinoza. Een paradoxale icoon van Nederland] (Prometheus, 2014) was lauded in a review as ["The definitive study of the reception of Spinoza in the Netherlands."][The definitive study of the reception of Spinoza in the Netherlands.]
[Spinoza. Een paradoxale icoon van Nederland]: http://webwinkel.uitgeverijprometheus.nl/book/henri-krop
[The definitive study of the reception of Spinoza in the Netherlands.]: http://www.eur.nl/fw/nieuws/detail/article/61340-nieuw-boek-van-henri-krop-over-spinoza/